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Scott Flood is General Counsel for SMBC Group in the Americas and also serves that role for SMBC Americas Holdings, Inc. As the most senior legal officer, Scott oversees the firm’s legal functions. In addition, Scott is an executive sponsor of our employee-led resource group, Black Organization for Leadership and Development.
Previously, Scott spent 31 years at Citibank, where he was Managing Director and General Counsel of the Markets & Securities Services legal team. In that role, he led a global team supporting sales and trading businesses, including fixed income, currencies and commodities, equities, derivatives, structured and other securitized products, municipals, prime brokerage, agency lending, and global custody.
Scott also held the position of General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Citigroup Global Markets Inc., and advised the treasury, risk, compliance, operations, human resources, and financial reporting departments on legal regulatory, employee, and credit matters. Earlier in his career, he was a law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and was associated with White & Case, a global law firm based in New York.
Scott has a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Amherst College in Massachusetts, and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. He is admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts and is active on several industry committees.